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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Kelly Berenguer, 40, of Ashville was taken into custody Wednesday after being wanted on a warrant for seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was taken to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment. ¯ ...

Driver Injured In Afternoon Crash

The driver of a car that struck a utility pole in Jamestown was taken to the hospital Friday afternoon. Jamestown firefighters and EMS were alerted around 2:20 p.m. to the crash on Steele Street, west of Sprague Street. The vehicle struck a pole, causing front-end damage to the Subaru. The ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ NORTH HARMONY — Robin Swanson, 39, of Falconer was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, speed not reasonable and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies responded Feb. 2 at 3:17 a.m. to a crash on Interstate 86 in the town of North Harmony. ...

Fredonia Adjunct Professor Charged

An adjunct professor at SUNY Fredonia is facing charges for allegedly threatening a Buffalo television reporter. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Wednesday that Paul E. Lubienecki, 62, of Hamburg, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with cyberstalking. The charge ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHARLOTTE — Evan M. Snyder, 35, of Russell, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and leaving the scene of an accident. Deputies located a man Saturday at 11:43 p.m. on the side of Route 60 in the town of Charlotte. An ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FALCONER — Jeffrey C. Ream, 54, of Falconer was charged with speed in zone and driving while intoxicated. Deputies responded Friday at 4:18 p.m. to a report of a person leaving the scene of an accident and observed a vehicle speeding near Gerry Levant ...

Woman Facing Drug Charges After Incident

A Jamestown woman is facing charges after she reportedly brought methamphetamine into the Chautauqua County Jail. Diana L. Bloom, 54, is scheduled to appear in Chautauqua Town Court later on charges of first-degree promoting prison contraband and seventh-degree criminal possession of a ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Cassandra L. Olson, 32, no address listed, was charged with trespassing and harassment. Police responded Thursday at 5:45 p.m. to a report of a domestic incident in the town of Ellicott. It was learned that Olson entered a residence without permission and pushed ...

Former Warren County Teacher Pleads Guilty To Drug Charges

WARREN, Pa. — The former middle school teacher who took a backpack full of illegal drugs to work entered numerous guilty pleas on Thursday. Matthew R. Kiser, 44, of Warren, Pa., entered pleas of guilty to charges at four different dockets Thursday during plea court proceedings before ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ KENNEDY — Nicholas A. Kelwaski, 27, of Kennedy was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Kelwaski was taken into custody following an altercation that reportedly took place Feb. 3 around 7:17 p.m. in Kennedy. ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Willie J. Wright, 51, of Jamestown was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing and resisting arrest. Officers responded Monday at 7:36 p.m. to Grant Street for a report of a domestic incident. It was learned that Wright allegedly grabbed a woman by her ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ John C. Trombetta, 38, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child. Officers responded Thursday at 9:16 p.m. to a reported domestic dispute at an ...

Fire Breaks Out In Cherry Creek Barn

Several volunteer firefighters were summoned Sunday to a fire that broke out in a barn. The blaze at 1710 Thornton Road in Cherry Creek was reported sometime around 6 p.m. First responders from surrounding departments were called to the scene. The cause of the fire wasn’t known by press time ...

City Man Charged After High-Speed Chase

A Jamestown resident is facing charges after leading Jamestown police officers on a high-speed chase that reached speeds of 90 miles an hour in the city limits. Braedon L. Jim, 24, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree unlawfully fleeing a police officer, failure to comply with an ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SILVER CREEK — Jay C. Janora, 23, of Silver Creek was charged with second-degree harassment and second-degree criminal contempt. Deputies were called Wednesday at 2 p.m. to Spears Road in the village of Silver Creek for a reported disturbance at a ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Virmilianette Torres Rodriguez, 22, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, second-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded Tuesday at 3:14 p.m. to Foote Avenue for a domestic dispute. An investigation found ...

City Teenager Pleads Guilty In Gun Theft

WARREN, Pa. — A Jamestown teenager pleaded guilty in connection with a firearm theft from a sporting goods store in Columbus Township last September. Dasai K. Bradberry pleaded guilty to two felonies — burglary and theft by unlawful taking — as well as criminal mischief before ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Mark A. Kingsley, 43, of Corry, Pa., was charged with petit larceny, fourth-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Kingsley was taken into custody Monday at 8 p.m. after reportedly attempting to flee from the scene of a ...

Forestville Man Charged Following Rash Of Burglaries

An “extensive investigation” into burglaries reported over two months in the towns of Ripley, Pomfret and Gerry netted charges against a 51-year-old Forestville man. Gary Lang was issued appearance tickets Friday on charges of two counts of second-degree burglary, five counts of petit ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SILVER CREEK — Thomas P. Fleissner, 48, of Silver Creek was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, failure to stop at a stop sign and speed in zone. Deputies stopped a vehicle Sunday at 12:22 a.m. on Main Street in the village of Silver ...